NURS.1010: Nursing Strategies for Academic Success - Gautam

Course Schedule

Date Topic Assignment

Week 1

Thu: 1/19

Introduction of Course and Syllabus

Go over paper work for academic file

Introductions:

  • Advising/Degree Pathway Questions
  • Introduction to Blackboard
  • Class Participation Folders 

Reading Assignments:

  • Saunders: Chapter 1 & 2
  • 57 Time Management Tips for the college hack (resources Folder)
  • College Student Stress (Resource Folder Strategies for Success in the Nursing Program (Resource Folder) 
  • Bring laptops/tablets to next week's class
  • Bring all your syllabi to class next week
  • Math Homework I in BB (1/23 - 1/29)
  • Class participation/Skills Assignment: Scavenger hunt activity and time management journal

Week 2

Thu: 1/26

  • Time Management/Calendar 
  • Rubrics for Assignment #1 - Identify groups and topics for group assigment

Read the following articles in preparation for next weeks' class:

  • Saunders: Chapter 3
  • http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/03/AR2006100300480.html
  • http://psychcentral.com/blog/archives/2013/02/08/2-important-strategies-for-effective-studing/
  • http://www.discovernursing.com/explore-specialties#no-filters
  • http://explorehealthcareers

Week 3

Thu: 2/2

  • Critical Thinking/Test Taking 
  • In Class Activity: Practice Note taking Strategies/Critical Thinking Activity 
 

Week 4

Thu: 2/9

Practice Test Questions - Meet in Weed Computer Lab  

Week 5

Thu: 2/16

Library/Research Overview   

Week 6

Thu: 2/23

Academic Integrity - Review the university's policy 

APA Writing Style 

 

Week 7

Thu: 3/2

‚ÄčAPA Writing Style/ Writing and expository essay

  • Setting up a paper in APA format
  • Create a reference page  
 

Week 8

Thu: 3/9

  • Review Rubrics for Assignment #3
  • Turnitin 
  • Thesis statement for Essay
 

Week 9

Thu: 3/23

Social Media and Ethics in Nursing  

Week 10

Thu: 3/20

Professional Group Presentations  

Week 11

Thu: 4/6

Professional Group Presentations  

Week 12

Thu: 4/13

Professional Group Presentations  

Week 13

Thu: 4/20

Course Evaluations/Nursing panel  

Week 14

Thu: 4/27

Math Exam